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Your Password Doesn’t Matter

  • Wednesday, February 05, 2020 at 3:30 PM EST (2020-02-05 20:30:00 UTC)
  • Alex Weinert


  • Microsoft

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A challenge for nearly every company is how to deal with passwords because let's face it - a breach is bound to happen without augmenting or replacing passwords with stronger authentication methods that people can easily adopt. Learn why your password doesnt matter in most attacks, and what to look for to find the right options for your company and your users. Well also share how Microsoft can help you get on the path to eliminating passwords in your environment.

Speaker Bio

Alex Weinert

Alex is the Director of Identity Security at Microsoft. Billions of users sign in to millions of apps almost 20B times a day on our identity platform; the Identity Security team protects them from unauthorized access, account takeover, and abuse. In addition, we deliver Azure AD Identity Protection, Conditional Access, Multi-Factor-Authentication, and the Microsoft Authenticator app, as well as a host of enterprise and consumer account defense systems. Prior to his current role, Alex previously served in a variety of engineering and product management roles on products such as MSN, Visual Studio, Xbox, and Identity related products like AD and FIM. Outside of work, Alex is passionate about interfacing with various humans, making stuff, sailing and music.

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